New morality: or The promis'd installment of the high-priest of the TheophilanthropesAdditional title: New morality; or The promis'd installment of the high-priest of the TheophilanthropesAdditional title: Promis'd installment of the high-priest of the Theophilanthropes
NamesGillray, James, 1756-1815 (Illustrator)Gillray, James, 1756-1815 (Etcher)Wright, J. (John), 1770?-1844 (Publisher)
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: visual materials
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1798-08-01Place: LondonPublisher: Publishd ... by J. Wright, No. 169 Piccadilly, for the Anti-Jacobin Magazine & Review
Library locationsCarl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His CircleShelf locator: Pforz VMATShelf locator: Pforz VMAT (MAT-X 0006)
TopicsLa Revellière-Lépeaux, Louis-Marie de, 1753-1824Bedford, Francis Russell, Duke of, 1765-1802France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Foreign public opinion, British
NotesCitation/reference: George, v. 7, no. 9240
Physical DescriptionEtchingsExtent: 1 print: hand-colored etching; image (20.5 x 61.5 cm.); plate mark (27.5 x 62.5 cm).
DescriptionPrint shows the French politician and Theophilanthropist Lépaux standing on a three-legged stool perched upon a stone dais reading Religion de la Nature to surrounding caricatures of people and animals, including the Duke of Bedford as Leviathan. Other figures presented include: William Godwin (as a diminutive ass); Thomas Paine (as a crocodile in stays); Charles Lamb and Charles Lloyd (as frogs); and Coleridge and Southey (as donkey-headed men). The verses below the image begin: "behold! / The Directorial LAMA, sovereign Priest / LEPAUX -- whom Atheists worship -- at whose nod / Bow their meek heads -- the Men without a God!"
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19980492Library of Congress Control Number: 2007677386RLIN/OCLC: 230694125NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18197166Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 90cdc770-3aeb-0138-bdf7-517f97d77322
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